Jayden King was born in Cape Town, South Africa. He discovered the joy of reading late on, reading his first book purely for fun at age 12, but he never looked back. After discovering the fantasy genre it was his staple for many years. He joined the military in 2004, qualifying as a pilot. He studied part-time, obtaining a BA in Creative Writing and BA(Hons) in English Studies through UNISA. He has a wife and one son.
A soldier in the First World War wakes up in a battlefield in France to find he is the last human left on Earth. Alone and on the edge of hope he must teach himself the art of flight if he is to have any chance of making it home to the family he left behind.